Tag: tucson culinary festival

Tucson: World Margarita Championship Winners

Tonight was the 7th Annual World Margarita Championship held at the beautiful Tucson Museum of Art courtyard. The temperate temperature gods were on their best behavior. This year – I – Karyn Zoldan – was a judge and I had so much fun! There were 8 judges divided into two teams so we each tasted […]

Tucson: 7th Annual World Margarita Championship, Oct. 25

I’m thrilled that this year I am a judge! Previously I have enjoyed the festivities of mulling around sampling margaritas and delicious food while being part of a friendly crowd. Also, everyone votes on their favorites and the competition is fierce. If you have not enjoyed one of Tucson’s best events, be sure to order […]

Early Bird Tickets-2 Tucson Culinary Festival Events

Early Bird Tickets for 2 Tucson Culinary Festival Events You know you want to go and will go — take advantage of these early bird deals by June 20! $100 gets you into both events — now that’s a deal! TASTE OF TUCSON Saturday, October 5th, 6-9pm @ Plaza Palomino Enjoy the food and company […]

Tucson: 7th Annual World Margarita Championship Winners

I was among the 850 people who judged. While I loved the layered San Carlos margarita, I chose Kingfisher Restaurant’s margarita that tasted of ginger & mint. Normally, I wouldn’t put those flavors together but it sort of reminded me of the very best icy ginger ale with a sprig of mint on the rocks. […]

World Margarita Championship – October 26 – Tucson

Tucson: World Margarita Championship – October 26 If you appreciate tequila you won’t want to miss this exciting Tucson Culinary Festival event put on by the fabulous Tucson Originals. The World Margarita Championship™ ~ Friday, October 26 ~ 6-9pm ~ Tucson Museum of Art The event will feature exciting competitions between  Tucson’s most outstanding mixologists, […]

2011 Tucson Culinary Festival – What’s New?

Tucson restaurant news from the press release The Tucson Originals are pleased to announce that the 9th Annual Tucson Culinary Festival will take place October 27 through 30, 2011.  The four day celebration of Tucson’s vibrant culinary scene kicks off with the World Margarita Championship on the patio at Maynards Market and Kitchen on Thursday, […]

Tucson Culinary Festival, Barbara Fairchild, Bon Appetit Magazine

Image of Tucson Originals Tucson restaurant news: This year the Tucson Culinary Festival happens October 28-31, 2010, with some of the same events but some new events or twists to add spice. This year, Barbara Fairchild, editor-in-chief of Bon Appetit Magazine, will be the first ever recipient of the Monica Flin Award… Here’s the press […]

Tucson: the winner of the Copper Chef Challenge is…

Guests at the Blues, Brews and Barbecue Brunch on Sunday morning witnessed the showdown between last year’s champion Chef Jim “Murf” Murphy of Kingfisher/Bluefin and Jeff Fuld, Executive Chef/Owner of elle, wine country restaurant during the Copper Chef Challenge.   To begin, the secret ingredient was unveiled: tomatoes.  After 15 minutes to create the menu […]

T.G.I. a Milagro Tequila Lunch in Tucson

Bad things happen and for some reason, this event which is part of the Tucson Culinary Festival was omitted from previous posts and the website says the Milagro tequila lunch is sold out. Is that a mercury retrograde glitch?The event is not sold out. You can still go but must reserve your tickets over the […]